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A Wintry Mix of Precipiatation Will Cross the Great Lakes Thursday

Light to moderate precipitation will spread from the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to the northeast and mid-Atlantic states Thursday and Friday. The unusually warm temperatures over the Great Plains will come to an end. The southwest and four corners states will become increasingly wet Thursday and Friday.
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Last Update: 408 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

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Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM

Marine Zone Forecast

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MARINERS...MARINE FORECASTS ARE ISSUED AT LEAST FOUR TIMES A DAY. BOATERS ON EXTENDED TRIPS SHOULD ROUTINELY MONITOR SUBSEQUENT FORECAST ISSUANCES AND UPDATES FOR THE LATEST MARINE WEATHER INFORMATION. THE WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FORECAST AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT WHICH IS THE AVERAGE OF THE HIGHEST ONE-THIRD OF THE WAVES. THE HIGHEST WAVES MAY RARELY BE TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT. THE WINDS AND SEAS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE HIGHER THAN FORECAST.


  • SynopsisHIGH PRESSURE ACROSS THE AREA WILL BREAK DOWN AS A WEAK AND MOSTLY DRY COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...BRINGING WINDS UP TO NEAR ADVISORY LEVELS. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN DURING THE WEEKEND...THOUGH PERIODS OF CAUTIONARY WINDS WILL CONTINUE. ANOTHER FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH ON MONDAY WITH CHANCES OF RAIN AND BUILDING WINDS AND SEAS.
  • Today Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming north 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
  • Tonight North winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming northeast after midnight. Seas 2 feet. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
  • Friday Northeast winds around 5 knots then becoming northwest around 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
  • Friday Night North winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming northeast around 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters choppy.
  • Saturday Northeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
  • Saturday Night East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
  • Sunday East winds 10 to 15 knots then becoming southeast 5 to 10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop.
  • Sunday Night South winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a light chop.
  • Monday Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots then becoming west around 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 feet or less. Bay and inland waters a moderate chop. A slight chance of showers.



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Zone Area Forecast for Coastal waters from Bonita Beach to Englewood FL out 20 NM
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